The Best USB Head Torch

A collection of The Best USB Head Torches for travellers, runners and well everyone. Full comparison of features, reviews, price and more



When Thomas Edison first developed the electric cap lamps for miners back in 1914 he probably didn't think that one day world travellers would be putting the latest generation of the electric lamps near the top of their travel gear list. But they do and for good reason.

Head torches are a brilliantly useful piece of kit that provides a great light source while keeping your hands totally free. And they are not for the exclusive use of travellers. For instance I nad thousands of other people also use a head torch for running.

But, the one small draw back to traditional head torches is that they require batteries (most often 3 AAA batteries) and even when provided by the Duracell Bunny the batteries run out and always when you need it most!

So to overcome this limitation of head torches some clever people decided to make use of rechargeable and micro-USB technology so batteries were no longer a constraint and the USB rechargeable head torch was born. All you have to do is remember to plug it in.

>Plus, with a sealed in rechargeable battery it also became a lot easier to produce a waterproof head torch.

Key things to consider when buying a head torch for your travels



Here are the key items to look at when purchasing a head torch:

  1. Does it have multiple brightness/power settings allowing you to conserve power or crank up the brightness when required.
  2. How long does the battery last after all it is no good if the light only last five minutes.
  3. Is the strap adjustable and to what maximum and minimum size as you want it to fit
  4. Tilt range of the lamp
  5. How much does it cost

How much should you pay for a USB head torch



With so many robust, feature rich and high quality ones on the market, and the fact that it will get bashed around on your travels, we would recommend that you don't pay more than £20 maximum for a USB head torch. Even for a waterproof model.

Quick reference table for the best USB Rechargeable Head Torches



A quick reference table of the best USB headtorches.


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Aennon USB Head Torch



Product Details

Light modes4
Adjustable StrapYes
Lamp tilt range60 degrees
How long does a full charge last30 hours
WaterproofNo
Prime delivery optionsYes
Price

What people are saying about this head torch

"Not used in anger yet, but this light is very good. I'll use it mainly for working outside but may even use it for cycling."


"Well made, long batt, bright light, very handy and light as well"


"Fantastic head torch although I wrap it round my arm while walking or running with our dog. Fab buy!"

Cree Waterproof Headlamp



Product Details

Light modes4
Adjustable StrapYes
Lamp tilt range80 degrees
How long does a full charge last8-12 hours
WaterproofYes
Prime delivery optionsYes
Price

What people are saying about this head torch

"Very happy with this product.I allways go out 5.30 in a morning around the cemetery.I could see at least 300 yards.very powerful."


"Superb item, really bright and the batteries last a long time"


"arrived well packaged really good light"

Akale USB Head Torch



Product Details

Light modes5
Adjustable StrapYes
Lamp tilt range60 degrees
How long does a full charge last25 hours
WaterproofNo - Splashproof
Prime delivery optionsYes
Price

What people are saying about this head torch

"Great headlamp. I use it a lot and the battery lasts for ages, I haven't needed to charge it yet. Nice and bright, and fairly comfortable. Great for going into the loft in the dark."


"Not the most expensive light but just as good as others. Quick to charge, very bright lamp, tilting so it can focus on path ahead. Great for winter night's trail running."


"this doesn't act or feel as 'cheap' as the price. Well made and easy to use."

Vansky Waterproof USB Head Torch



Product Details

Light modes5
Adjustable StrapYes
Lamp tilt range45 degrees
How long does a full charge last30 hours
WaterproofYes
Prime delivery optionsYes
Price

What people are saying about this head torch

"Perfect for my needs, hands free extra light for numerous activities - craftwork,rumaging in the loft and poking under the bonnet of my car mostly! Comfortable and easy to use, I like that it's charged by USB and that there are no heavy batteries in the headset itself."


"Just received this so not used out running yet. But I've tried in the garden and it's brilliant. Very bright, think it will be perfect for evening running. I really like how there are 2 buttons, 1 for the white light and 1 for the red so you don't have to click through all settings to get to the one you want."


"Use this in the house all the time for getting in those dark cupboards of working inside a PC etc. I love it, this is a 2nd one I brought for the car boot in case of emergency!"

Kingtop USB Rechargeable Head Torch with Zoom



Product Details

Light modes3
Adjustable StrapYes
Lamp tilt range90 degrees
How long does a full charge last9 hours
WaterproofYes
Prime delivery optionsNo
Price

What people are saying about this head torch

"Fantastic for winter running"


FX USB Super Bright Head Torch



Product Details

Light modes5
Adjustable StrapYes
Lamp tilt rangeUnknown
How long does a full charge lastUnknown
WaterproofNo
Prime delivery optionsYes
Price

What people are saying about this head torch

"Delighted to have the hands free option and as for a usb charger with no batteries... magic !"


"The light falls off the belt, so can't be used as described, but works fine if hand-held. For this money, a much better bunch of hand torches could have been purchased."


"Great product , easy to charge up, light is amazing and rechargeable. Would recommend"

Neolight Super Bright USB Headlamp



Product Details

Light modes6
Adjustable StrapYes
Lamp tilt range90 Degrees
How long does a full charge last4-6 hours
WaterproofYes
Prime delivery optionsNo
Price

What people are saying about this head torch

"i am very impressed with how bright this LED torch is. this has a high capacity battery, a bit on the heavy side but reassuring that this is a highly performing torch. i have several LED torches and so far this is the brightest. very happy with this purchase. this is essential when living in the countryside."


"I used to owned a single led headlamp before but it was broken after I dropped it when I night fishing last week. So I decided to buy another one and I glad I did! This head comes with not one but five led! It is super bright! Just can’t wait to try it on when my next fishing trip!"


"This product is great if you want to be able to have a high-quality headlight which is great for all occasions. I have not had any problems with it and I find that it is easy to use and extremely user-friendly. It is lightweight so you can use the product for long periods of time without feeling stress on your head and neck."

CREE XM-L 6 Super Bright, Waterproof and Zoomable USB Head Torch



Product Details

Light modes4
Adjustable StrapYes
Lamp tilt range90 Degrees
How long does a full charge lastUnknown
WaterproofYes
Prime delivery optionsYes
Price

What people are saying about this head torch

"lovely item good strong head strap, good power ,easy charging with usb or mains , my only misgiving if any would be the battery compartment cover , ,a bit flimsy , might come off when used a few times ,although you'd could always tape it on , 9/10, also well packed for delivery recommended"


"Lovely and bright and easy to use and didn’t take long to charge for the first time."


"They are fab. You might look daft in it but it is brill for walking the dogs and very bright"

Byblight Rechargeable Headlamp with motion sensor on/off



Product Details

Light modes3
Adjustable StrapYes
Lamp tilt range45 Degrees
How long does a full charge last4 hours
WaterproofYes IPX4
Prime delivery optionsYes
Price

What people are saying about this head torch

"Ordered as gift and it arrived really quickly the following day. Great product, gives off really good light coverage, so much so that I will be ordering a second one for myself."


"Lovely and bright and easy to use and didn’t take long to charge for the first time."


"They are fab. You might look daft in it but it is brill for walking the dogs and very bright"

Aikenus 6 Mode Rechargeable and Waterproof Head Torch with motion sensor



Product Details

Light modes6
Adjustable StrapYes
Lamp tilt range60 Degrees
How long does a full charge last20 hours
WaterproofYes IPX5
Prime delivery optionsYes
Price

What people are saying about this head torch

"So I used this last night, if you are a Scout, Cub or Beaver Leader this is a must have tool. Personally I would make this the TOP bit of equipment you should have with you. Worked an absolute treat last night on my mini hike, did a good two hour trek without a problem. The sensor mode is great feature, but I needed it constant and the little rascals were everywhere. I left it on permanent mode but on low brightness that was equally good. Another great feature is that anyone wearing High visibility jackets, auto reflected back at you, when you have the red light flashing mode you see them easily. Instructions were good, but would want more detail on how long red lights could stay on for. Going on a Scout camp next weekend hoping to use this in anger, also if the seller reads this will he provide discount for the Scouts? I think we could do with a lot of these."


"For such a small light, it is extremely bright! My kids cannot get enough of it. My 9 year old forgot it was on his head it is so comfortable. The tight tips forward to allow adjustment for the beam of light. The headband is thick. It does not have a band over the top of the head, but it is not heavy enough to need one. It has a motion sensor with 2 taps of the button. The blue light comes on to indicate it. Great for many things."


"The price of this headlamp is amazing. My favorite thing about this is that it is rechargeable but I also love the fact the light is bright and the headlamp is waterproof! This works great for myself and can adjust for my 9 year old son as well. I love the fact that even though its cheap it comes with more than 1 mode and also and also a wave sensor if your hands are full or busy."

BYBO USB LED Headlight Torch



Product Details

Light modes4
Adjustable StrapYes
Lamp tilt range90 Degrees
How long does a full charge last5 hours
WaterproofNo
Prime delivery optionsYes
Price

What people are saying about this head torch

"I bought this head torch for my friends 40th birthday as she is an avid camper but often complains about the scary dark walk to the toilet blocks of an evening. We were both surprised at how bright this torch was. It illuminated the path we were walking perfectly and then some!! It is possible to adjust the straps to fit your head perfectly but we were lucky that it already fit her well."


"very bright well worth the money"


"A really useful headlight perfect for hands-free work in the dark or simply to be seen by others on dark roads."

Gaxiog LED Headlamp / Head Torch



Product Details

Light modes5
Adjustable StrapYes
Lamp tilt range45 Degrees
How long does a full charge last30 hours
WaterproofNo
Prime delivery optionsYes
Price

What people are saying about this head torch

"Useful head torch but in no way does charge last 30 hours as per description. This is misleading, a maximum of 10 hours as per packaging more realistic."


"Does the jobby, but there is a white and red LED on the side that I can't for the life of me figure out if it does anything. Maybe it works on another model."


"working well for now. Haven't had to charge yet."

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